Newcastle United & Southampton meet on Match-day 3

Newcastle United vs. Southampton

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Saturday Premier League action from St James’ Park, as Newcastle take on Soton.

This clash sees eighteenth placed Newcastle, welcome thirteenth placed Soton to St James’ Park.

Struggling Newcastle United, welcome fancied Southampton this Saturday

Is this to be the game where Newcastle to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Aston Villa and West Ham United.

lost two games.

Playing at home, Newcastle have lost one game.

Newcastle United will have 3 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Newcastle’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Steve Bruce, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.

Southampton arrive at this game, having secured one point so far this season

Soton’s pride is now at stake, as they will not wish for another successive poor result. They recently drew 1-1 away to Manchester United, which followed the loss to Everton. They will be eager to improve in this next fixture.

With one draws in one game, Soton need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. They currently stand thirteenth in the League, with one point drawn one game and lost one game.

Soton have lost one game of their one League matches playing away this season.

A victory for Southampton would put them on 4 points.

Soton’s squad has depth, but even so, Ralph Hasenhuttl is likely to be missing one of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.

Newcastle United v Southampton – Head-to-Head.

When these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 42 matches, Newcastle have won 18 victories and Soton 16 wins. February 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Southampton took all three points winning 3-2. The likelihood of both sides finding the net again in St James’ Park is rated at 62.11%.

The probability of a Newcastle win is 40.16 percent.

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